Lifetime’s new TV show, You, is based on the best-selling book and the cast has some very familiar faces. The show is set to air new episodes on Sunday nights, following its September 9th premiere. Get to know more about how to watch the series premiere online, as well as other episodes. In addition, read on for the show time, cast info and official plot descriptions.
“YOU” TV SHOW PREMIERE DATE & TIME: You premieres on the Lifetime channel, on September 9, 2018 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and 9 p.m. CT.
HOW TO WATCH “YOU” ONLINE: If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can still easily watch Lifetime live on your computer, phone or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
In addition to a Netflix-like on-demand streaming library, Hulu also offers a bundle of 50-plus live TV channels, including Lifetime. You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of Lifetime on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” also comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which has many shows available after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
Lifetime is one of the 85 channels included in the main Fubo bundle. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial, and you can then watch Lifetime live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch most events or shows up to three days after they air even if you forgot to record them.
Lifetime is included in Philo’s main bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. Not only that, but you can sign up for a free trial without having to enter any billing information. You’ll get two days for free right off the bat, then if you enter your billing information after that, you will get an additional five more days free. After signing up, you can watch the show live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Philo app.
Additionally, if you can’t watch live, Philo also allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which allows you to replay any show or event that has aired in the last three days.
“YOU” OFFICIAL A&E SYNOPSIS: You is a Lifetime network series, under the A&E umbrella. And, the official synopsis of the show states that, “YOU is a 21st century love story that asks, “What would you do for love?” When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle – and person – in his way.”
“YOU” LIFETIME CAST: Penn Badgley stars in the series, along with Elizabeth Lail, Luca Padovan, Zach Cherry, and Shay Mitchell. John Stamos appears as a special guest star. Badgley plays Joe Goldberg, Lail is Guinevere Beck, Mitchell plays Peach Salinger, Cherry is Ethan, and Padovan is Paco, while John Stamos plays the role of Beck’s therapist Dr. Nicky. Other cast members include Nicole Kang as Lynn, Ambyr Childers as Candace, Michael Maize as Officer Nico, Hari Nef as Blythe, and Daniel Cosgrove as Ron.
“YOU” EPISODES GUIDE: Some of the episode titles and plot descriptions have been released. The pilot episode synopsis states, “Joe meets and falls in love with Beck and goes down a social-media rabbit hole to learn everything about her; while this may be a real shot at real love, there are some things standing in the way, such as her ex, Benji.”
Episode 2 is titled “The Last Nice Guy in New York” and the plot description reads, “Beck and Joe have a real date; Joe does everything he can to win Beck over, but she’s stuck on her ex, Benji, who isn’t good for her.”
Episode 3 is called “Maybe” and the plot description of the episode states, “Beck isn’t certain that Joe is The One, so he sets out to prove he’s boyfriend material; balancing this important time in their blossoming relationship with the tricky maneuvers he’s been pulling behind the scenes proves challenging for Joe.”
Episode 4 is titled “The Captain”. The episode synopsis states that, “Beck heads out of town to rendezvous with the man she’s been texting; Joe follows and is shocked by what he finds; Beck realizes she and Joe are going to have to bring a scary level of truth and authenticity to their connection.”